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Coach, family and friends remember slain Iowa college champion golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena
Iowa State Department of Athletics (AMES, Iowa) -- On Monday morning, Iowa State University women's golf team coach Christie Martens got a text message from Celia Barquín Arozamena encouraging her and her former teammates, whom she called the "Cyclonitas," to win the East and West Match Play tournament in Ann Arbor, Michigan.Shortly after sending the text, Barquín Arozamena, 22, was golfing alone on a course in Ames, Iowa, working on how to take her game to the next level, when authorities say she became the victim of "a random act of violence" allegedly perpetrated by a man who had recently...
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NFL Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson on push for insurance: 'Health care is just a normal thing to have'
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- NFL great Eric Dickerson has a gold Hall of Fame jacket, a bust in Canton and the record for most rushing yards in a season, but there's one thing he doesn't have from the league: health insurance. Dickerson is one of a handful of Hall of Famers who said Tuesday they won't be attending next year's Hall of Fame ceremony if they aren't given health insurance coverage or a cut of the league's billion-dollar revenue.The demands were made in a letter obtained by ABC News and addressed to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Executive Director of the...
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Champion college golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena stabbed to death on golf course, suspect charged with murder
Iowa State Department of Athletics (AMES, Iowa) -- A man with a criminal background was charged with murder just hours after a former Iowa State University champion golfer turned up dead in a pond on a golf course.Collin Daniel Richards, 22, who police said has no known address and, according to court records, was kicked out of his grandparents' house a year ago, was charged with first-degree murder in Celia Barquin Arozamena's stabbing death Monday.Police found her body at Coldwater Links public golf course near Iowa State University in Ames, where she apparently went golfing alone Monday morning.Richards purportedly made...
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Orioles' Braille jersey praised by blind ball player
Indy Thunder (NEW YORK) -- The familiar orange and black script on the Orioles' uniform will be replaced Tuesday night with Braille to honor the National Federation of the Blind, and for one visually impaired ball player, the night is about recognizing people like him."They're acknowledging that you're there," Erik Rodriguez, 18, told ABC News' Start Here podcast. "Sometimes that's the biggest step."Rodriguez is a shortstop for the Indy Thunder in beep baseball, a modified version of the game which uses sound and beeping bases to guide visually impaired players. He was born with Stickler syndrome and glaucoma, which weakened...
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Serena Williams denies cheating, points to double standard in 1st interview since US Open defeat
Julian Finney/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams maintained in her first television interview since her stunning upset at the U.S. Open last week that she did not cheat -- and further blasted what she sees as the double standard between male and female tennis players. The tennis legend and 23-time Grand Slam champ was accused of receiving coaching tips from the stands -- a code violation -- during the U.S. Open women's final last Sunday. While she disputed the ruling, her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, later acknowledged that he was trying to send her a signal. “He said he made...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/15/18
Sports News September 16th, 2018, 12:06pm
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/15/18
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEBoston 5, N.Y. Mets 3Houston 10, Arizona 4Texas 6, San Diego 3 AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland 15, Detroit 0Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 7Tampa Bay 7, Oakland 5Chicago White Sox 2, Baltimore 0Kansas City 10, Minnesota 3Seattle 6, L.A. Angels 5NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 17, St. Louis 4Washington 7, Atlanta 1Chicago Cubs 1, Cincinnati 0Philadelphia 5, Miami 4Pittsburgh 3, Milwaukee 1San Francisco 3, Colorado 0NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PRESEASONSO Boston 4, Calgary 3TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL(1) Alabama 62, Mississippi 7(2) Clemson 38, Georgia Southern 7(3) Georgia 49, Middle Tennessee 7(4) Ohio St. 40, (15)...
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Browns to release Josh Gordon on Monday
2018 Diamond Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The Cleveland Browns will release wide receiver Josh Gordon on Monday. The news came the same day the team ruled the former pro-bowler out for Sunday's game against the Saints. Gordon had been suspended for most of the past four seasons for repeated drug offenses. In a statement, team general manager John Dorsey said, ""For the past six years, the Browns have fully supported and invested in Josh, both personally and professionally and wanted the best for him, but unfortunately we've reached a point where we feel it's best to part ways and...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/14/18
Sports News September 15th, 2018, 12:06pm
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/14/18
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEN.Y. Mets 8, Boston 0Arizona 4, Houston 2Texas 4, San Diego 0AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 11, Toronto 0Chicago White Sox 8, Baltimore 6Oakland 2, Tampa Bay 1, 10 InningsDetroit 5, Cleveland 4Kansas City 8, Minnesota 4Seattle 5, L.A. Angels 0NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 14, Miami 2Atlanta 10, Washington 5Chicago Cubs 3, Cincinnati 2Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 4L.A. Dodgers 3, St. Louis 0San Francisco 2, Colorado 0 Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/13/18
Sports News September 14th, 2018, 6:14am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/13/18
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEBaltimore 5, Oakland 3Boston 4, Toronto 3Kansas City 6, Minnesota 4Seattle 8, L.A. Angels 2NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 4, Miami 3Colorado 10, Arizona 3Chicago Cubs 4, Washington 3, 10 InningsN.Y. Mets 5, Miami 2L.A. Dodgers 9, St. Louis 7NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUECincinnati 34, Baltimore 23Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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Scoreboard roundup -- 9/12/18
Sports News September 13th, 2018, 7:54am
Scoreboard roundup -- 9/12/18
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUESan Diego 5, Seattle 4AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 5, Detroit 4Tampa Bay 3, Cleveland 1Oakland 10, Baltimore 0Boston 1, Toronto 0Minnesota 3, N.Y. Yankees 1Chicago White Sox 4, Kansas City 2, 12 InningsL.A. Angels 8, Texas 1NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 8, Cincinnati 1Pittsburgh 4, St. Louis 3Atlanta 2, San Francisco 1N.Y. Mets 13, Miami 0Washington 5, Philadelphia 1Milwaukee 5, Chicago Cubs 1Colorado 5, Arizona 4WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSSeattle 98, Washington 82 Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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